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A Visit to Sainte-Chapelle in Paris

Took three trips to Paris for me to finally get into Sainte-Chapelle (sant-shah-pel’), but worth the wait. This chapel is one of the most glorious places I’ve ever seen.

View of stained glass windows and statuary in Sainte-Chapelle in Paris.
The stained glass windows and golden hued statuary in Sainte-Chapelle, Paris.

Sainte-Chapelle lies in the courtyard of the former royal palace on the Île de la Cité (Central Paris). Since I stayed in a center city hotel, I could easily walk.  First I stopped outside Notre Dame to stare at the gargoyles. Just loved those medieval rain gutters!

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